Summer 2018 – From Hamilton to Huxley
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our Summer 2018 Catalog featuring a fine selection of rare first editions and historic signed documents. Highlights of the catalog include a first and only Latin edition of the monumental Nuremburg Chronicle published in 1493, an exceptionally rare complete set in English of The Works of Aristotle bound by the Bookbinder to the King, a rare second edition of the first part of Don Quixote in English, a rare first edition of Alexander Hamilton’s Refute Against the Charge of Speculation, a first edition of William Faulkner’s 1929 masterpiece The Sound and the Fury, a first edition of Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces inscribed by him to fellow author Richard Adams, a rare La Corona cigar partially smoked by Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill accompanied by a photograph of him smoking that very cigar, and a first edition of Lady and the Tramp signed by Walt Disney.[...] Read more
Autographs, Prints, & Memorabilia from the Collection of Marilyn Horne Part 2: A-L
Specialities : Autographs
The American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne is world-renowned as both a singer and educator. She has performed at leading opera houses throughout the world, including extensively at the Metropolitan Opera in New York as well as at La Scala and Covent Garden.
What is not generally known is the fact that she has been a collector of music- and opera-related documents and memorabilia (including autograph letters, prints, photographs, programs, etc. spanning the 18th through 20th centuries) over the course of her long career.
225: Ulrich Hacker MD – Library of Rare Pediatrics & Medical History
Specialities : Medicine
48 book on the history of medicine & especially pediatrics. AUTHORS: Isaac A. ABT; AVICENNA; Adolf BAGINSKY; Jeffrey P. BAKER; R. Frederick BECKER; Peter Hinckes BIRD; Eugene BOUCHUT; Sir Thomas BROWNE; California Medical Association; Ann G. CARMICHAEL; John Crerar Library; Chicago; William Potts DEWEES; George F. DICK; Gladys Henry DICK; Michael A. DORSO; John EBERLE; Johann EGGERS; Richard EIMAS; Richard T. EVANSON; Ludwig FRANKEL; John A. GEHWEILER; Benjamin Lee GORDON; John Price Crozer GRIFFITH; Clifford G. GRULEE; O. Cameron GRUNER; John G. GUNN; Henry HARRIS; L. Christoph HELLWIG; Herman H. HENKLE; Eduard Heinrich HENOCH; Oliver Wendell HOLMES; Friedrich JAHN; J. Roy JONES; Max KASSOWITZ; Abraham LEVINSON; William Palmer LUCAS; Kenneth M. LUDMERER; Henry MAUNSELL; John Forsyth MEIGS; Alois MONTI; Hugh C. MULDOON; Sir William OSLER; Howard A. PEARSON; Albrecht PEIPER; Hermann PETERS; William F. PETERSEN; Richard M. RATZAN; C. A. RODIN; Heinrich SCHIPPERGES; Eustace SMITH; Job Lewis SMITH; Christian Augustus STRUVE; Karl SUDHOFF; Jurgen THORWALD; Matthias (Mathias) TILING; University of Iowa Libraries; Niclas (Nicolas) VENETTE; James W. WILSON.[...] Read more